Calamos Supports Greece

Culture

Greek City of Eleusis Named Europe’s New Culture Capital

Eleusis has been named the European Capital of Culture for 2023, making it the fourth Greek city in a row to host the institution. Attica's treasures already attract thousands of visitors, including a high volume of artists from all over...

Greek Film Expo: 12 Movies to Be Screened in New York

The Hellenic Film Society USA (HFS) has announced the lineup for its annual New York Greek Film Expo, a Greek film festival for all New Yorkers not to be missed. The festival is set to be held between September 29th...

Video: Do Turks Hate Greeks and Vice-Versa?

Turks and Greeks are neighbors sharing a long history that goes centuries back, but the history of the two peoples is marred by a rivalry that today seems fabricated

Greece Markets Famous Ancient Olympia Olive Oil

Citizens of the world can now enjoy a taste of Ancient Olympia, home to the Olympic Games, in the form of its olive oil. The Hellenic Ministry of Tourism and Sports, along with the Office for the Promotion of Cultural...

Greek Poet Cavafy’s Home And Museum In Alexandria To Be Restored

Τhe Cavafy Museum in Alexandria is set to be restored by the Onassis Foundation in collaboration with the Hellenic Foundation for Culture,

La Grecia Salentina: Where Greek Language and Culture Still Survive

Nine villages in southern Italy collectively known as La Grecia Salentina (Salentine Greece) or, in the local dialect, Griko have maintained aspects of the Greek language and culture that have survived for centuries. Recently, Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou visited the...

Spending a Day in Plaka, the Oldest Neighborhood in Athens

Spending a day in the Plaka district in Athens is an experience that stays with travelers for a lifetime.

Carnival in Naoussa, The Unique Tradition With Ancient Greek Roots

Greece is a country where the annual Carnival season is closely linked to its rich and very ancient folklore tradition. Dozens of beloved local festivities take place each late Winter across the entire country. However, very few have as deep...

Greek Artist Presents Innovative, Eco-Friendly Origami Fashion

A paper dress may not be the right outfit choice for rainy weather, but Greek artist Mirto Dimitriou's signature origami fashion, which includes clothes, jewelry and paper accessories, is not only original but also eco-friendly. The young artist from Thessaloniki...

Ioannina: A Romantic Weekend Getaway to the Magical Capital of Epirus

Visiting Athens is the perfect excuse to take a short drive to Ioannina, the capital of Epirus. Is the perfect place for a romantic getaway.